Agenda and draft minutes

Annual Meeting, Annual Meeting of Council
Thursday, 26th April, 2018 2.30 pm

Venue: Margam Orangery, Margam, Port Talbot

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Mayor for 2018/19

Minutes:

On the motion of Councillor Councillor S.Paddison seconded by Councillor S.Freeguard, it was:-

 

RESOLVED:      That Councillor Dennis Keogh be elected Mayor for the Civic Year 2018/19 pursuant to Section 23(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Councillor Dennis Keogh then subscribed to the Oath of Allegiance administered by the Chief Executive and made the formal Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

 

The Chief Executive was pleased to announce that the Mayoress  would be Mrs Christine Keogh and the Mayor’s Chaplain would be Father Mark Williams from the Parish of Saint Theodore.

 

 

 

2.

Appointment of Deputy Mayor for 2018/19

Minutes:

On the motion of Councillor A.N.Woolcock seconded by Councillor A.P.H.Davies, it was:-

 

RESOLVED:        that Councillor Scott Jones be appointed the Deputy Mayor for the Civic Year 2018/2019 pursuant to Section 24(1) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Councillor Scott Jones then made the formal Declaration of Acceptance of Office.

 

The Chief Executive was pleased to announce that the Deputy Mayoress for the Civic Year would be Mrs Jemma Jones.

 

3.

Investiture of Mayoress and Deputy Mayoress for 2018/19

Minutes:

The Mayoress was invested with her Insignia of Office.

 

The Deputy Mayoress with invested with her Insignia of Office.

 

 

4.

Mayor's Address

Minutes:

The Mayor, Councillor Dennis Keogh, then made his Mayoral Address and also took the opportunity to thank Members for their support in electing him as Mayor and to pay tribute to the late Mayor, Councillor Janice Dudley.

 

5.

Appointment of the Leader and the Deputy Leader of the Council for 2018/19

Minutes:

On the motion of Councillor S.Rahaman seconded by Councillor L.Jones, it was:-

 

RESOLVED:      that, pursuant to Part 4, Section 1(1.1) of the Constitution, Councillor R.G.Jones be appointed Leader of the Council and Councillor A.J.Taylor be appointed Deputy Leader of the Council for the Civic Year 2018/19.

 

6.

Administration Issues for 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Minutes:

The Mayor reported that, as it was not practicable for the various administration issues to be dealt with at the Annual Meeting, it was intended to convene a Special Meeting of Council on Wednesday, 2 May, 2018.

 

RESOLVED:      that the Administration Issues be considered at the Special Meeting of Council to be held on 2 May, 2018.

 

The Mayor then declared the Meeting closed.